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Falcons place Corey Peters, Zeke Motta on PUP list

Falcons place Corey Peters, Zeke Motta on PUP list

profootballtalk.com Updated 22 hours ago
Wide receiver Julio Jones has been cleared to practice in at least a limited fashion, but the Falcons will wait a little longer before giving two defensive players returning from injuries the green light to hit the practice field. The Falcons announced …
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  • Falcons' Reedy is ready to pursue dream

    Falcons' Reedy is ready to pursue dream

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Atlanta Falcons rookie Bernard Reedy is still waiting for his NFL career to take off, but his acting career has launched -- sort of. Before minicamp concluded in mid-June, the diminutive, undrafted receiver from Toledo was summon…
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  • Falcons WR Jones cleared for training camp

    Falcons WR Jones cleared for training camp

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been cleared to participate in the team's upcoming training camp, coach Mike Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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  • Falcons sign vet Angerer to sure up LB spot

    Falcons sign vet Angerer to sure up LB spot

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    The Atlanta Falcons added another body at linebacker prior to the start of Friday's training camp with the addition of veteran Pat Angerer.
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  • Five questions for reporting Falcons rookies

    Five questions for reporting Falcons rookies

    ESPN.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    The Atlanta Falcons are set to begin training camp on Friday, and the process begins with the rookies scheduled to report Tuesday. First-round draft pick Jake Matthews should have no problem making the adjustment. Here are five questions for some of the…
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  • Atlanta Falcons' projected roster

    Atlanta Falcons' projected roster

    ESPN.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    Examining the Atlanta Falcons' roster: QUARTERBACKS (2) Matt Ryan T.J. Yates The Falcons are counting on Ryan to play like an elite quarterback with a full complement of receivers and better protection. They feel like they upgraded the backup quarterbac…
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  • Father knows best: Jake Matthews ready

    Father knows best: Jake Matthews ready

    ESPN.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    One NFL personnel man said he was concerned with Jake Matthews' strength prior to the draft. At least one team that drafted in the top 10 this year ranked Zack Martin -- the 16th overall pick of the Dallas Cowboys -- ahead of the Atlanta Falcons' rookie…
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  • Lions sign offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds

    Lions sign offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds

    profootballtalk.com Jul 17 (7 days ago)
    At a time when rosters are swollen to 90 and 32 teams are about to go to camp, the key for unsigned veterans is getting in somewhere. Former Falcons offensive lineman Garrett Reynolds has done just that, signing with the Lions today, according to his ag…
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  • Dwight Lowery looking forward to facing Golden Tate

    Dwight Lowery looking forward to facing Golden Tate

    The Falcons and Lions don’t have a long history of animosity to use as a selling point for their October matchup in London, but something that happened last season during a Seahawks-Jaguars game may help ratchet things up a little bit. Safety Dwight Low…
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  • Would be wise to extend White before camp

    Would be wise to extend White before camp

    ESPN.com Jul 15
    The NFL deadline for signing a franchise player to a long-term extension is Tuesday, and it appears that New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham is set to cash in. For the Atlanta Falcons, such is not applicable, considering no one on the team receive…
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  • 2014 NFL training camp reporting dates / locations

    2014 NFL training camp reporting dates / locations

    Here are training camp reporting dates and locations for all 32 NFL teams. The information below was announced by the league on July 14: Arizona Cardinals: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ariz. Rookies: July 22. Veterans: July 25. Atlanta Falco…
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  • Saturday thinks things lining up for Falcons

    Saturday thinks things lining up for Falcons

    ESPN.com Jul 14
    The Atlanta Falcons' offensive line is sure to face its share of scrutiny in 2014 despite noticeable upgrades made throughout the offseason. Six-time Pro Bowl center Jeff Saturday, an Atlanta native and now an analyst for ESPN, wasn't much of a fan of t…
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  • Falcons' top play winner: The Kick

    Falcons' top play winner: The Kick

    ESPN.com Jul 11
    Score: Falcons 30, Vikings 27 (OT) Date: Jan. 17, 1999. Site: Metrodome The fans got it right in selecting Morten Andersen's game-winning, 38-yard field goal in overtime of the 1998 NFC Championship Game as the top play in Atlanta Falcons history. The p…
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  • Falcons' biggest key to success

    Falcons' biggest key to success

    ESPN.com Jul 10
    The Atlanta Falcons plan to be back in Super Bowl contention this season. But it's not just about rebounding from last year's 4-12 campaign. It's about maintaining the success they've had since Mike Smith took over as coach; Smith has posted a 60-36 rec…
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  • Falcons' top plays: Big Ben Right

    Falcons' top plays: Big Ben Right

    ESPN.com Jul 9
    This is the last of three nominations for the most memorable play in Atlanta Falcons' history. The previous two days featured Morten Anderson's game-winning overtime field goal in the 1998 NFC Championship Game that sent the Falcons to the Super Bowl an…
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  • Falcons' top plays: The Kick

    Falcons' top plays: The Kick

    ESPN.com Jul 8
    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Atlanta Falcons' history. On Wednesday, we'll feature the last: Alfred Jackson's tip ball catch of a pass from Steve Bartkowski for a touchdown in November of 1978. Please vote for your cho…
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  • Eleven NFL teams attend Monday workout for supplemental draft e…

    Eleven NFL teams attend Monday workout for supplemental draft entrant

    Eleven NFL clubs attended a Monday workout for a defensive lineman eligible for the 2014 supplemental draft. The Bears, Cardinals, Chiefs, Colts, Eagles, Falcons, 49ers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams and Texans watched former Virginia University of Lynchburg …
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  • The Top 20 Hottest Falcons Cheerleaders and Fans Of All-Time

    The Top 20 Hottest Falcons Cheerleaders and Fans Of All-Time

    The Falcons have some of the hottest cheerleaders in the NFL, as well as some of the beautiful fans! Today as a little gift to our loyal readers, we give you 20 of the hottest Falcons ever in this awesome exclusive photo gallery!!! Enjoy!
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  • Falcons' top plays: Vick closes vs. Vikings

    Falcons' top plays: Vick closes vs. Vikings

    ESPN.com Jul 7
    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Atlanta Falcons history. In the next two days, we'll feature Alfred Jackson's tipped-ball catch of a pass from Steve Bartkowski for a touchdown and Morten Anderson's 38-yard field goal to b…
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  • Montana and friends prepare for “Geriatric Bowl”

    Montana and friends prepare for “Geriatric Bowl”

    The last NFL game played at Candlestick Park consisted of a thrilling win by the 49ers over the Falcons on a Monday night. The last football game of any kind to be played there happens on Saturday, with slightly lower stakes. Joe Montana and 62 other pl…
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  • Falcons WR Drew Davis likely to miss six weeks with foot injury

    Falcons WR Drew Davis likely to miss six weeks with foot injury

    The Falcons will be down a wide receiver at the start of training camp. Reserve Drew Davis will begin camp on the physically unable to perform list after undergoing a “procedure” on his foot, the club said Saturday. Coach Mike Smith said Davis is antici…
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  • Report: Will Witherspoon has talked to Falcons, Rams

    Report: Will Witherspoon has talked to Falcons, Rams

    A free agent linebacker with more than 150 regular season starts has reportedly been in touch with a pair of NFC clubs. Will Witherspoon, who played 16 games for St. Louis a season ago, has had contact with the Rams and Falcons, according to NBC affilia…
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  • Patrick Peterson: Falcons have toughest WR duo

    Patrick Peterson: Falcons have toughest WR duo

    Julio Jones recently staked claim to the imaginary offseason title of the best receiving duo in the NFL (along with Falcons teammate Roddy White). For what it’s worth, Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson isn’t arguing. “The best duo in the NFL, I’d pr…
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  • NFL football in Atlanta turns 49 on Monday

    NFL football in Atlanta turns 49 on Monday

    The NFL came to Atlanta 49 years ago Monday, with the league awarding a franchise to a group led by the late Rankin M. Smith on this date in 1965. The club, eventually named the Falcons, would begin play in 1966 in Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, a home …
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  • Atlanta Falcons sign wide receiver Roby

    Atlanta Falcons sign wide receiver Roby

    The Atlanta Falcons have signed free-agent wide receiver Courtney Roby, the team announced on Friday. Roby (6-0, 189) did not play last season after being cut by New Orleans in training camp. Prior to that, he did little as a receiver, recording 21 of h…
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  • Falcons will thrive by living in the pass

    Falcons will thrive by living in the pass

    ESPN.com Jun 27
    There seems to be quite a bit of optimism about the Atlanta Falcons boasting a more balanced offensive attack this season. One skill-position player even told me he expects it to be "50-50" in terms of run and pass plays. Sounds nice, but I'm …
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  • Video - Behind the scenes: Wembley Stadium's Media Day 02:11

    Behind the scenes: Wembley Stadium's Media Day

    Jul 18
    A group of NFL players visits Wembley Stadium in London and spends time with U.K.-based fans while reflecting on what it's like to play one of their games abroad.
  • Video - Great Expectations: NFC South 02:27

    Great Expectations: NFC South

    Jul 18
    The "NFL Total Access" crew explains how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons will have big turnarounds in 2014.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Falcons 01:19

    NFL Nation Buzz: Falcons

    Jul 18
    ESPN.com Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says Julio Jones will be the center of attention when training camp kicks off this week, as the star receiver goes full speed on his surgically repaired foot.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Falcons 01:50

    NFL Nation Buzz: Falcons

    Jul 14
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure says rookie running back Devonta Freeman is one player to watch when training camp kicks off next week.

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